在悉尼长大的 NDREW BARNES在麦考瑞大学学习法律和经济的同时，还与Marion Stanley and John Cran两位教师学习了巴松。毕业之后在毕马威工作了几年，并接受了Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trust Scholarship，随后为了学习全职学习巴松而移居欧洲。1995年回到澳洲的时候在阿德莱德交响乐团得到一份全职工作，并工作了3年。
本科毕业于Victorian College，随后在印第安纳大学完成其硕士和博士学业，师从Eugene Rousseau, Thomas Walsh, Jean-Yves Fourmeau and Arno Bornkamp，并且同时在伯克利音乐学院的爵士音乐专业学习。他曾与澳大利亚顶级乐团合作，包括悉尼交响乐团，墨尔本交响乐团，澳大利亚爱乐乐团等。
Saxophone, Clarinet, Oboe
If you are applying for saxophone, clarinet or oboe, you should also be prepared to present all major and minor scales in whichever format you are accustomed to practising.
In addition to the flute applicant’s own choice pieces, they must also prepare Exercise #1 in all keys from Seven Daily Exercises Op. 5 by M.A. Reichert, Exercise #13 in B minor from Ernesto Koehler’s Flute Studies Op. 33 Book 1 and Gabriel Faure’s Morceau de Concoursfor Flute and Piano. The Faure must be accompanied at the audition.
Bassoon candidates may be required to present major, harmonic and melodic minor scales and arpeggios up to three sharps and flats in whichever format you are accustomed to practising.
Principal study is available in bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe and saxophone. Please refer to the Historical Performance Unit page for audition requirements for recorder and Baroque flute.
You should prepare a 40-minute recital of advanced and varied works performed to a high level of excellence. Up to 20 minutes of this recital can be unaccompanied. The recital must include one major work from the repertoire.
If you would like more advice about appropriate repertoire choice please contact the staff listed for your instrument.